Monthly Archives: May 2011

Capsule Reviews: April 23 – 30

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968) – 4/5 Paul Mazursky’s screenwriting debut tells the uproarious story of a square Jewish lawyer Harold Fine (Peter Sellers) who tunes in, turns on and drops out with hippie Leigh Taylor-Young. Mazursky uses … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: April 13 – 22

Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998) – 3/5 “The Aronofsky touch” – percussive editing, obsessive concern for obsessive characters, repetition as narrative detail and thematic building block, and self-mutilation as redemptive technique – is fully on display in his first feature. Harboring … Continue reading

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